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Plant Fire & Safety Technician

Job Req ID:  8871
Location: 

Hanceville, AL, US, 35077-5419

Date:  Jan 17, 2023
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Support plant and safety management to ensure compliance with established fireand safety policies and procedures. Perform tasks to implement policies and procedures.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Communicate plant health and safety policies and procedures to staff, providing advice and guidance to employees on the interpretation and implementation of fire and safety policies
  • Participate with Safety or EHS Manager in monitoring and controlling LP’s fire and safety standards in accordance with OSHA and State codes and regulations
  • Perform fire and safety inspections and surveys to ensure compliance with LP’s policies, procedures, regulations and standards
  • Assist supervisors and managers to resolve fire and safety issues. Refer complex problems to more experienced staff as necessary
  • Train and monitor employees in the proper use of fire and safety protective equipment
  • Ensure the availability and readiness of fire and safety prevention equipment and protective clothing and devices
  • Conduct and maintain records of regularly scheduled tests of fire and safety equipment
  • Maintain fire and safety records and training records for individual employees
  • Work with senior staff to review and analyze the effectiveness of current fire and safety programs
  • Report non-compliance or hazardous conditions and suggest remedies
  • Respond to emergency situations involving hazardous and fire and smoke incidents in the facility

What do I need to be successful?

  • 1 to 2 years related experience
  • General work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous exposure to plant health and safety policies, procedures and administration preferred
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform responsibilities of position
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local industrial health, safety, fire prevention rules, regulations, and related strategies
  • Ability to learn new policies and procedures and to communicate and encourage support from plant employees
  • Ability to coordinate activities affecting diverse groups of employees
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams to achieve program and project outcomes
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


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